Nice news of the day – July 30, 2019

Did you know actor Nick Offerman (of “Parks & Recreation” fame) stopped by the Fargo Fair last week?

And did you know today’s news is about bicycles, Michigan, and a girl named Haddie?  Plus, a bonus story!  Read on.


No one knows better than Toby Phillips, a former Community Action Partnership client, the importance of a bike. (Minot Daily News)

My husband is from a small town in Saskatchewan and we walk to the local grocery at least twice every time we visit his family. This story is about a store in Michigan that is keeping on keeping on. (Grand Forks Herald)

Haddie Ellingson is getting a lot of love and support from the Fargo community as she celebrates beating cancer. (KVRR)

Bonus: Get yourself a cup of coffee and settle in for an interesting read: This is a deep-dive into the history of Pembina. (Grand Forks Herald)

Nice news of the day – December 4, 2018

You have 46 days this summer to spend some time digging up fossils near Bismarck, Medora, Dickinson, and Pembina.  Book now, because last year 95% percent of the spots were filled the day registration opened. (Bismarck Tribune)

Jefferson Elementary’s fourth-graders gathered donations – from home and from area businesses – to help one of their classmates whose family lost their home in a fire.  While the story is wonderful on its own, the best part is their unabashed level of interest in the family’s duck. (Dickinson Press)

Jeremy and Sarah Wilson of Jamestown are working on a new way to protect their soil from weather changes. (Bowman Extra)